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What you need to know about your tummy tuck recovery

Shahram Salemy, MD, FACS | Seattle, WA Friday, July 19, 2019

A tummy tuck is a common plastic surgery procedure that has remained popular for years. In fact, the most recent statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that this was one of the top five cosmetic procedures performed for both men and women last year.


Helping to demystify the tummy tuck

Emily McLaughlin, MD | Fort Worth, TX Friday, May 3, 2019

One of the most popular procedures in plastic surgery is the tummy tuck. However, it is also one of the most misunderstood procedures.


A plastic surgery Q&A with ASPS President Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS

Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS | New York, NY Tuesday, April 9, 2019

ASPS compiled six of the most popular questions from its Ask a Surgeon service and asked ASPS President Alan Matarasso, MD, FACS, to provide answers.


Four medical benefits of a tummy tuck

Cara Downey, MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Also known as abdominoplasty, a tummy tuck is a surgical procedure that tightens stomach muscles and helps eliminate excess skin and abdominal creases.


Your 6-month guide to planning a tummy tuck

Daniel Kolder, MD | Camarillo, CA Tuesday, February 5, 2019

An abdominoplasty, better known as a tummy tuck, is a surgical procedure that requires careful planning and meticulous follow-up care for the best results.


How the modern tummy tuck can do more than ever before

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Long gone are the days when tummy tucks required many weeks of recovery. Today's technological advancements are allowing you to get the results you want in less time and with less discomfort.


Should you add liposuction to your tummy tuck?

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, August 14, 2018

For many men and women, a combination liposuction plus abdominoplasty can create enhanced results that meet or exceed expectations.


Your checklist to a better tummy tuck

Shahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Tuesday, June 5, 2018

If you're considering a tummy tuck to help optimize your appearance and confidence, understanding the fundamentals of this procedure can mean the difference between a good tummy tuck experience and a great one.


How a drainless tummy tuck packs a double punch

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Tuesday, May 1, 2018

A tummy tuck, or abdominoplasty, is one of the most popular plastic surgery procedures for both women and men.


The elements of a tummy tuck

Kaveh Alizadeh, MD, MSc, FACS | Jericho, NY Friday, April 6, 2018

When it comes to a tummy tuck, I frequently explain to patients that the procedure is not a single surgical step, but rather a series of elements that can be combined to create customized results.


What a tummy tuck can and can't do

Ryan Dodde, II, MD | Holland, MI Friday, March 23, 2018

Things like pregnancy and significant weight gain or loss can create excess skin or weakened abdominal muscles, which can most easily be corrected by a tummy tuck procedure.


What is the best abdominal procedure for your goals?

Laura Gowen, MD | Bryn Mawr, PA Friday, March 9, 2018

From post-pregnancy laxity to extra weight in the midsection, both women and men in the United States choose to undergo plastic surgery to improve the appearance of their midsection.


Five things to consider before getting a tummy tuck

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Friday, February 23, 2018

The abdominoplasty, also known as a tummy tuck, is an extremely successful surgical procedure, designed to sculpt the waistline and smooth the stomach.


Three contouring methods to declare your independence from a post-baby body

Paul Vitenas, Jr., MD | Houston, TX Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Plastic surgeons have an arsenal of innovative body contouring procedures that can help you get back to your pre-baby body.


What is it like to get a tummy tuck?

Alain Polynice, MD, FACS | Latham, NY Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A flatter, smoother-looking and more toned midsection can be achieved through an abdominoplasty or tummy tuck.


Slimming down for bikini season

Rod Rohrich, MD, FACS | Dallas, TX Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Even with diet and exercise sometimes you need an extra boost to melt away stubborn fat. If that is the case, visit with your board-certified plastic surgeon for the best surgical or nonsurgical body contouring options.


How a tummy tuck can get you ready for summer

Josef Hadeed, MD, FACS | Beverly Hills, CA Friday, March 24, 2017

Now that it is almost spring and the weather is getting warmer, many people are starting to consider plastic surgery so that they have time to recover and look great for the beach season in the summer.


Tummy tuck or liposuction?

Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Monday, December 5, 2016

Tummy tuck or liposuction? Arguably, this is the most common question of patients who want to do something about their flabby stomach.


What is a reverse abdominoplasty and who needs it?

Jay Lucas, MD | Knoxville, TN Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Reshaping the contour of the abdomen is frequently requested in plastic surgery consultations.


Different tummy tuck techniques

Tarick Smaili, MD | Beverly Hills, CA Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The ideal tummy tuck techniques are determined by the patients' underlying anatomies, the location and amount of redundant skin, and even their clothing preference.


Which tummy tuck is right for me?

Shahram Salemy, MD | Seattle, WA Thursday, April 21, 2016

There is more than one type of tummy tuck. Discover how to select the appropriate tummy tuck for you.


New year, new you and plastic surgery: Is there something to this slogan?

Karen Horton, MD, FACS, FRCSC | San Francisco, CA Wednesday, January 27, 2016

These plastic surgery procedures can help you achieve your New Year's resolutions.


The medical benefits of a tummy tuck

Jeremy White, MD | Aventura, FL Thursday, April 16, 2015

Between 2000 and 2014, the number of tummy tuck procedures rose an impressive 87 percent. Many procedures were, no doubt, for cosmetic reasons, but there are several medical benefits to be gained after the procedure.


How to eliminate your post-pregnancy paunch

Frank Campanile, MD | Denver, CO Thursday, November 14, 2013

As rewarding as motherhood is, there's no denying that pregnancy and childbirth can take a toll on your body. While many of the most obvious changes, such as extra weight gain, will resolve after your pregnancy, some may be here to stay. One example of this is the appearance of the post-pregnancy paunch; no matter how many targeted exercises you try or weight you lose, a stubborn potbelly often remains.


'Tis the season for plastic surgery?

Jeffrey Weinzweig, MD | Chicago, IL Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Shopping malls and airports aren't the only places that see more action around the holidays. This is also the time of year that merry-makers crowd the offices of plastic surgeons everywhere.


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